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Dec 8, 2013 7:30am PST
educate them. >> three years ago her trip to south america inspired stacy to do something. >> the poverty i saw in peru in contrast with the beauty of the people and how colorful it was and all the artistic talent there, i came back struggling with what can i do to help? >> she got to work raising money and started a nonprofit called shopping for a change. >> so i developed web based platform where we sell the artisans' products. they are paid right up front. it's all fair trade. once we get everything in, i have to price it and tag it. >> reporter: her garage studio is now a stock room. when you buy something on the website the money does three things. pays the artist, supports a community project where they live, and contributes to a u.s. nonprofit you select when you check out. >> it's great to want to help the people in these under developed countries but we also need help at home. i didn't want to ignore that. >> reporter: while we aren't talking about huge sums of money yet, a little goes a long way. >> when you empower a woman in the community it tends to trickle down every
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